12/27/2019 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Jean continues to shine on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the MIF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active and plays through balls with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate with zip (81 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to show as a switch hitter with similar abilities from both sides. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. He has strength in his swing with power improving as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. He did show on the mound for the first time at the event. Fastball showed a range of 68-69 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
09/15/2019 - College PREP - Boise, ID
Jean is an athletic and talented 2021 SS prospect. At SS, Jean is on time with his prep step, he presents a low/early glove, and has good actions with his glove. He plays through his backhand and makes the routine play. He has clean turns on double plays and throws from multiple arm angles. At the plate, Jean is a switch hitter. From the left side of the plate, Jean starts in an athletic stance, he’s a line drive hitter, and rotates his hips into the ball. From the right side of the plate, he keeps the barrel inside the ball, he rotates his back hip, and looks to hit the ball to the pull side. Jean will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
01/18/2019 - Baseball Factory Spring Training in Arizona (Ages 14-18)
Jean continues to improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities have improved as he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Throws are accurate with zip across diamond but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he only showed from the right side and has improved his power potential has improved through an open setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
09/16/2018 - College PREP - Boise, ID
Jean is a strong SS prospect who will graduate in 2021. In the field, Jean shows quick footwork and makes the routine plays. Jean can improve defensively by getting into a more athletic fielding position. At the plate, this switch hitter shows a solid swing from both side. He sets up in an athletic stance and takes his stride on time. He gets back into his load and takes a direct swing to the ball. He produces fast bat speed through the zone which leads to solid contact to all fields. Jean can improve as a hitter by driving his lower half more. With three more years to develop, Jean has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.